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Re: Recommended stand for Noob?
« Reply #15 on: September 01, 2017, 01:03:38 AM »
+1 on the gaff tape!  I always keep a roll in my stand bag, along with a roll of velcro cable ties.  A lot lighter than carrying sandbags.  For shows in small clubs, I have rarely needed anything taller than the Nano, especially if people are generally seated.  It is sturdy enough for a set of full body pencil condensers, bar and shocks, although I usually use an active rig. 
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Re: Recommended stand for Noob?
« Reply #16 on: September 01, 2017, 04:38:32 PM »
My stand:
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/113773-REG/Shure_S15A_S15A_Microphone_Stand.html

Way more expensive than it should have been, but I got it for $100 when I worked at an AV company. It's hard to loosen the rings between the sections, and it's not cushioned, so be careful lowering it or you'll lose some skin from your fingers.

In short, get something else!  :lol:
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Re: Recommended stand for Noob?
« Reply #17 on: September 01, 2017, 05:07:37 PM »
I never desired an air-cushioned stand until I started using one. It's an inexpensive option these days.

Now if I could just remember that my extension is NOT air-cushioned.
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Re: Recommended stand for Noob?
« Reply #18 on: September 01, 2017, 05:58:33 PM »
My stand:
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/113773-REG/Shure_S15A_S15A_Microphone_Stand.html

Way more expensive than it should have been, but I got it for $100 when I worked at an AV company. It's hard to loosen the rings between the sections, and it's not cushioned, so be careful lowering it or you'll lose some skin from your fingers.

In short, get something else!  :lol:

Good solid stand...that's a pain in the ass.  I never liked this one, I can see why you recommend against it.  My tall Bogen has clips, I love it!
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Re: Recommended stand for Noob?
« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2018, 05:38:53 AM »
Hi

I use since 1 year this great Manfrotto.

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/546705-REG/Manfrotto_420B_420B_Combi_Boom_Stand.html

And I am very happy
I use it for 2 stereo mics (1 Ortf, and 1 M/S-Blumlein)
it is Light
Maxi about 13 feet (only vertical)
Maxi about 6 feet horizontal with 6 feet vertical (needs conterweight)

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